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Affordable Housing In Lindsay
Garvin County, Oklahoma

3 Low Income Apartment Communities In Lindsay

Lindsay Place

1207 West Cherokee
Lindsay, Oklahoma
Call For Rent
1 BR
Elderly Supportive Housing

Washita Valley Apartments II

1303 W Cherokee St
Lindsay, Oklahoma
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Housing Authorities that serve Lindsay

Housing Authority Programs
Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Lindsay, Oklahoma

There are 3 low income housing apartment communities offering 114 affordable apartments for rent in Lindsay, Oklahoma.

Income Based Apartments in Lindsay, Oklahoma

Lindsay features 86 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Lindsay, Oklahoma

There are 28 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Lindsay.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Lindsay, Oklahoma

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Lindsay landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Lindsay.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Lindsay, Oklahoma for a two-bedroom apartment is between $655 and $801.

2021 Lindsay, Oklahoma Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Lindsay, Oklahoma Fair Market Rent $553 $557 $728 $985 $1,208
Lindsay, Oklahoma Payment Standard Range $498 to $608 $501 to $613 $655 to $801 $887 to $1,084 $1,087 to $1,329

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Lindsay, OK Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 114
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 86
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 36.06%
Average Renter Household Size 2.35
Average Household Size 2.19
Median Household Income $34,083 ±$7,402
Median Rent $632 ±$90
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 23.79% ± 8.62pp
Total Population 2,815

Population and Household Demographics

Lindsay is a city in Garvin County, Oklahoma with a population of 2,815. There are 1,259 households in the city with an average household size of 2.19 persons. 36.06% of households in Lindsay are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Lindsay

The median gross income for households in Lindsay is $34,083 a year, or $2,840 a month. The median rent for the city is $632 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Lindsay, a household making less than $2,107 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 23.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Lindsay.

Area Median Income In Lindsay

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Lindsay, the AMI is calculated from all households within Garvin County.

In Lindsay, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $57,400

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Lindsay

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Lindsay

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Lindsay AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$12,880 $17,420 $21,960 $26,500 $31,040 $34,400 $36,800 $39,150
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Lindsay AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$20,800 $23,750 $26,700 $29,650 $32,050 $34,400 $36,800 $39,150
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Lindsay AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$33,250 $38,000 $42,750 $47,450 $51,250 $55,050 $58,850 $62,650